Lunchtime Report: May 22

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Fabio Capello has emerged as a surprise contender to succeed Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool, with the Italian keen for one 'last big job' before he retires.

Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group, are reported to be seriously considering the 65-year-old, with Roberto Martinez and Andre VIllas-Boas also candidates.

Ryan Giggs says he is hoping to be reunited with David Beckham at London 2012, with both players in line to be a part of the Team GB Olympic football squad.

Elsewhere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists he is ready to deal with the pressure of playing for England, with the Arsenal midfielder part of the Euro 2012 squad.


In today's transfer news, Chelsea are lining up a £50m move for Atletico Madrid's Falcao, with Didier Drogba set to leave Stamford Bridge. (Fox Sports)

Luka Modric could hand in a transfer request to force a move away from Tottenham - but Daniel Levy will refuse to sell for less than £50m. (Daily Mail)

And finally, Manchester City are ready to risk losing out of Eden Hazard, with the club refusing to meet his £200,000-a-week wage demands. (The Telegraph)

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